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Research Skills: Writing

Materials from Swansea University library's research skills training sessions. These are run for Postgraduate Research students and staff.

Avoiding Plagiarism

This session will help the researcher understand academic conventions used in writing up papers, such as how and what to cite, and an overview of bibliographic referencing styles.

[Updated Apr 2018]

Illustrating your research

Copyright affects many aspects of research including the use of images. This session will give you an overview of aspects of copyright law relating to images which is likely to affect researchers. It will also give some ideas about ways to find images to liven up your work.

[Updated Apr 2018]

Copyright and you

What is copyright? How does it affect you when writing your thesis? This session will give you the confidence to deal with the everyday copyright issues that you may encounter in the academic environment. It will also introduce you to a wide range of resources that can be used to assist you in developing good copyright habits.

[Updated June 2017]